Lions vs. Chiefs: How to watch, listen and stream the Week 1 matchup

The football world will be watching the Detroit Lions when they kick off the 2023 NFL regular season in Kansas City against the defending Super Bowl champion Chiefs.

Detroit Lions (0-0) at Kansas City Chiefs (0-0)

Thursday, September 7th, 8:20 p.m. ET

Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

Line: Chiefs -4.0 (as of 11 a.m. on 9/7)

Here’s how you can watch, listen or stream the eagerly anticipated Thursday Night Football matchup.


This game is a national broadcast on NBC as the first Thursday Night Football game of the season. Mike Tirico, Cris Collinworth and Melissa Stark will have the game call.

Check your local listings for an NBC affiliate near you.


The game will be broadcast over the Detroit Lions radio affiliate network. Dan Miller handles the play-by-play, with Lomas Brown as the color analyst and T.J. Lang reporting from the sidelines.

The flagship station is 97.1 The Ticket in Detroit. The full list of affiliates can be found here.


The NFL+ app (subscription required) is the league’s own network to view the game via a streaming device.

FUBO TV (subscription required) is another option.


Story originally appeared on Lions Wire